Syria, Russia and Iran condemn US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan

The Times of Israel reports: “Syria and its allies Russia and Iran on Friday condemned US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which the Jewish state captured from its northern neighbor in the 1967 Six Day War.

Quoting an unnamed foreign ministry official, Syria’s official SANA news agency slammed the decision as ‘irresponsible’ and a violation of United Nations resolutions concerning the territory’s status.

‘Syria strongly condemns the irresponsible declaration of the American president, which again proves the US’s blind tendency in favor of the Zionist entity and its unreserved support for its aggression,’ the official said. ‘The Syrian people remain committed to the liberation of the Golan Heights by all means at its disposal.’…”

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